Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Turn of Century Yard
March 24, 2013 – 9:19 am | No Comment
Turn of Century Yard

Pictured is Charlie Boettcher’s yard and operator Glen Parks. 
Charlie and Glen, along with Frank Shepherd formed the Nisqually Shingle Mill Co. and built a two-machine shingle mill in 1914 at he mouth of Alder Creek.
Photo …

Charley Boettcher’s Pond
March 22, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Charley Boettcher’s Pond

Charley Boettcher’s pond was a fun swimming hole, but was originally mill pond. They got a permit to build it. It had a concrete spill way and an earth dam.
“Chas. Boettcher, Glen Parks and Frank Shepherd …

Eatonville Post Office (1914 – 1918)
March 2, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Post Office (1914 – 1918)

The information with this photo states that it was taken during WWI (1914-1918) when Jackson was postmaster and Fred Matheny delivered mail.
Since Charles O. Jackson was postmaster between 1914 and 1923, and Matheney delivered mail …

Early Hardware store
February 26, 2013 – 12:56 am | 2 Comments
Early Hardware store

Here’s a glimpse inside the early Eatonville hardware store. The information on the photo says that the stairs in the back lead to an apartment above.
This is probably Mr. Ingersoll’s hardware store around 1914 (see …

Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)
February 8, 2013 – 5:03 pm | 3 Comments
Early Ambulances (and the Rising Corpse)

When Dr. A. W. Bridge had a patient in his 1914 Model T ambulance, he found it difficult to check on the patient’s condition unless he stopped the ambulance first. The patient’s cot was behind …

Eatonville Moves from Horses to Cars 1914 (Mashell Ave.)
January 29, 2013 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Eatonville Moves from Horses to Cars 1914 (Mashell Ave.)

The move from horses to cars didn’t happen overnight. You can see from this picture of Mashell Avenue during the winter of 1914.
Per Pat Van Eaton, this pictures shows a big time of change for Eatonville. …

McKinley (Mack) Van Eaton’s Report Card (1913-14)
November 30, 2012 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
McKinley (Mack) Van Eaton’s Report Card (1913-14)

McKinley (Mack) Van Eaton did well in Eatonville High School during the 1913 – 1914 school year. Subjects included English II, Latin II, Geometry II, Marv. Training, art, and penmanship.
This should be a lesson to …

Petersons and their 1914 Cadillac
March 21, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Petersons and their 1914 Cadillac

The caption on this photo read: Anna Peterson and Ted Peterson in their 1914 Cadillac. It’s good to see that there was a good sense of humor back then. If you’re curious what a 1914 Cadillac …

First Debate Team at EHS (1913-1914)
January 27, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
First Debate Team at EHS (1913-1914)

This was taken from the Eatonville 1913/1914 school catalog. It appears that we stomped Roy High School when it came to debating issues.
The Eatonville-Roy Debate looked at topics like, “The annexation of Canada to the …

J. C. Pratt’s Report Card (1915)
December 29, 2011 – 2:30 am | No Comment
J. C. Pratt’s Report Card (1915)

J. C. Pratt, who was one of Eatonville’s early town councilmen, could never imagined that his child, Francis Pratt’s 3rd grade report card would become a piece of the town’s history.
Luckily, Francis moved on to …